The Flying Kettle's 2015 LA County Yarn Crawl Limited Edition Color,"Bangarang" Is A Huge Hit!
You can special order this phenomenal color in our store or through our website's Yarn Shoppe since we have already sold out of the sock weight! But it is a Limited Edition color, so you must place your orders by 11:59 pm on Sunday March 29th, 2015!
We'll be featuring several independent yarn dyers during yarn crawl so if you are looking for beautiful one of a kind yarns...make sure to stop by during the Crawl!!! See you soon! Please see each day below as we've added more details for our events schedule!
OK OK!!! The secret is out! The Altered Stitch is excited and proud to announce the creation of our very first exclusive color. We have been hard at work collaborating with the master dyer at Zen Yarn Garden to bring you a visual symphony of yarn! Here's a peek at what they've cooked up for us! We're busy knitting up the Aerea Shawl by Anthony Casalena in this new color, and it looks amazing!
Friday will be a BIG day for give aways at The Altered Stitch! There will be surprise grab bags won by random drawings from Noon to 5pm.*
Join us Friday Night for a good ole' "Knit & Natter"! We've just added some live music to Friday night's line up! We'll also be dishing up hors d'oeuvres along with one of our BIGGEST give aways this Yarn Crawl!
We've put together a SWEET basket of goodies including the "Sail Shawl" kit by Sweet Georgia, knitting needles by Lantern Moon, yarn from, Art Yarns, Anzula Luxury Fibers, Zen Yarn Garden, & Araucania, as well as stitch markers and other notions! Friday's Grand Prize will be given to one lucky raffle winner* (*All winners must be present to win.*)
Saturday is a day for celebrating fiber artists of all kinds! Designers, and Demos, and Trunk Shows, OH MY!
We're thrilled to announce that designer Anthony Caselena will be at The Altered Stitch for a trunk show! Anthony will be joining us from 11am to 5pm & he'll be giving demos on his famed Figure 8 stitch, which appears in many of his beautiful shawl pattern designs! Figure 8 Stitch demonstrations at 12pm & 3pm.
The Altered Stitch is psyched to welcome "Indie Dyer" Joyce Hethcox of The Flying Kettle Dyeworks! We are so excited that Joyce is able to make the journey to our little Yarn Shop in Valley Village all the way from Georgia to join us for our very first yarn crawl! Just a heads up...[a little birdie told me she's created a very special Flying Kettle Limited Edition colorway just for LA Yarn Crawl 2015 which will only be available at The Altered Stitch! Moooo-hoo-wah-ah!!!] Click here to read more about The Flying Kettle & to see pictures of Joyce's phenomenal hand painted yarn!
Mary & Leah will be introducing a fiber art that's brand new to The Altered Stitch! Needle felting!!! Join Mary & Leah for this make & take session and learn how to needle felt a cute little heart featuring products from Going Gnome! Needle felting Make & Take sessions at 1:30pm & 4pm. (*Supplies for the make & take sessions are free & limited.)
In honor of Anthony & Joyce being with us, we've added another big gift basket give away. Drawing is at 5pm with Anthony & Joyce doing the honors! *must be present to win.
Sunday is our SPA themed day! Relax and rest with us as we close out the 2015 L.A. County Yarn Crawl by kicking back with friends for Tea Time (or coffee:) & treats! We will also be offering FREE massage from 12:00pm - 3:00 pm!!! Ahhhhhhhh.
We'll be featuring products by Wool Tree Mill throughout Yarn Crawl! Your favorite Altered Stitch guy, James will be giving a demo at 12pm on how to use the Wool Tree Mill's Lucets to make a fun corded bracelet that you can take with you! *Supplies are limited.
Leah & Mary will be kicking off a KAL for The Altered Slouch at 3pm! Our free knitting pattern available all 4 days of Yarn Crawl. This pattern was designed especially for us by published knit & crochet designer Grace Akhrem. Keep tabs on our Instagram feed to see sneek peeks of The Altered Slouch pattern as well as visual updates on all of our Yarnie plans!
Pssst...We have one more Spa-riffic give away Sunday! One lucky winner will cruise on out of Yarn Crawl with a fully loaded gift basket featuring spa & luxury themed prizes. The Spa-riffic basket includes luxury bath salts, bubble bath & hand cream. Also included are many skeins of 100% cashmere, silk, and alpaca yarns, limited edition ChiaoGoo knitting needles, Eucalan, and a Brighton Collectibles Bumble Bee Straw Handbag.
Free Massage from 12pm to 3pm on Spa Day! See Sunday's schedule for details!
We've got LIVE music Friday night during our "Knit & Natter" from 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Get Your Passport!!!
The 2015 LA Yarn Crawl Passport is NOW available for download! CLICK HERE to get it!
Friday Night's "Knit & Natter" Grand Prize Give Away! (drawing is at 8pm *must be present to win)
Sunday's Spa-riffic Give Away! (drawing is at 5pm *must be present to win)
Special Hours During Yarn Crawl!!!
Thursday March 26th: 10am to 8pm
Friday March 27th: 10am to 9pm
Saturday March 28th: 10am to 8pm
Sunday March 29th: 10am to 6pm
Demos, Make & Take, KAL schedule for Yarn Crawl!
Saturday at 12pm & 3pm:
The Figure 8 Stitch with Anthony Casalena
Saturday at 1:30pm & 4pm:
Needle Felting Make & Take with Mary & Leah
Sunday at 12pm:
Lucet Cording Make & Take with James
Sunday at 3pm:
"The Altered Slouch" KAL kick off with Mary & Leah
The Altered Stitch has SOLD OUT of pre-sale Yarn Crawl Totes!!!
You can still pre-order a tote from our friends at The Yarnover Truck! Just shoot them an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Keep an eye out, check back here, and on our Blog-A-Rama as we release more details about our Yarn Crawl events in the days to come!